Palestine, IL

1,224 Population
0.8 square miles 1,554.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,554.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
70.5%
was 70.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0%
 
Percent Under 18
17.8%
was 21.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
27.1%
was 24.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.2%
was 20.1%
 
Median Household Income
$33,750
was $35,855
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.6
39.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,059.8
was 523.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,741.1
was 1,196.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
689
was 689
 
Median Rent
$521
was $526
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
590
was 625
 
Homeownership Rate
72.0%
was 74.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
874.9
was 874.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
37.5%
was 28.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 99.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.3%
was 90.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.5%
was 11.1%
 

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